How to get to Pamplona
There are direct flights from Frankfurt, Germany to Pamplona with Lufthansa. The only way to travel from the Pamplona Airport into the city is by taxi. Taxis are generally waiting outside of the main entrance and the trip costs roughly €15 and takes 10-12 minutes. The bus station is conveniently located in town and so you may simply walk or take a Taxi. Useful link: www.lufthanssa.com
Flights to Pamplona leave from Madrid’s main International Airport, Aeropuerto Barajas Terminal 4. There are approximately 6 flights per day with Air Nostrum (Iberia’s regional carrier) from Madrid to Pamplona.
Pamplona trains depart from the Puerta de Atocha station. Trains leave from Madrid to Pamplona 3 times a day. You can also go by tube, which is more economical but less convenient. Useful link: www.renfe.es Phone number: 902 320 320
There is a bus company (Alsa) which runs buses from Madrid Airport, Terminal 4 to Pamplona. The journey takes about 5 hours. Passengers should descend the bus at Soria and take the connection to Pamplona. Tickets should be purchased in advance. There are other bus companies which leave from the bus station. There is a #200 bus which runs every 10 or 20 minutes from the airport to the bus station in Avenida de America. Avenida de América is the last stop. A taxi from Barajas to Avenida de America will cost about €25 – €30. Useful links: Bus company: www.alsa.es Transport Information system: www.emtmadrid.es Metro: www.ctm-madrid.es
Flights to Pamplona leave from Barcelona’s main International Airport, El Prat. There are approximately 3 flights per day with Air Nostrum (Iberia’s regional carrier) from Barcelona to Pamplona. The flight is only 1 hour and is very convenient, but can be very expensive.
The Barcelona train station you need is Estació Sants. Trains leave about three times a day. The train ride to Pamplona takes about 4 hours. Trains run from the Barcelona Airport to the Estació Sants every 30 minutes and cost €2. If the trains aren’t running, there will be an alternative bus shuttle from the airport to the Estació Sants. Useful links: Train station: www.renfe.com Metro: www.tmb.cat/ca/home
The Barcelona Bus stations are called Estación de Autobuses, Barcelona Nord and Estació Sants (Sants Bus Station is the same station as the train station). Vibasa Buses is the company that serves Barcelona – Pamplona. The trip is roughly 6 hours. Buses for Pamplona leave approximately 3 times a day from Barcelona. Getting to Barcelona Nord: from the city you can get there by metro, Line 1, stop, Arc de Triomf, or by the city bus # 54. Useful links: Bus company: www.vibasa.com Barcelona Nord bus station: www.barcelonanord.com